Category Archives: The Drill

The slipperiness of Jesuit homosexualist activist @JamesMartinSJ

At Complict Clergy there is a recording of Jesuit homosexualist activist James Martin speaking almost candidly at the perennially insane, infamous, renegade parish St. Joan of Arc in my native Minneapolis.   That place is crazy weird.  Just the venue for … Continue reading

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Is Francis perhaps backing away a little from the progressivist, lib, German-driven agenda?

I wonder if Sandro Magistro is right? He doesn’t often put his foot wrong. At his place, Magister has an analysis piece worth reading. He is of the mind that the resistance to the obvious machinations of the Germans, and … Continue reading

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Olive branches between Francis and Card. Müller

At Corriere today there is an odd story that might interest you. Papa Francesco scrive al cardinale Müller: disgelo con i tradizionalisti Il Papa in una lettera di 7 righe: «Caro fratello, molte grazie per il tuo libro: il tuo … Continue reading

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All those synodizers, those dreamers of process, get a key thing wrong

The left has a problem in view of the Amazon Synod (“walking together”) and Francis’ document Querida. The Synod was stacked so as to make certain recommendations. They made those recommendations. Francis tells everyone to read them, and he himself ignores … Continue reading

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VIDEO – On EWTN – Fr. Murray and Dr. Royal about Exhortation, devastating interview with Card. Zen about China

Tonight on Arroyo’s show, my good friends Fr. Murray and Prof. Royal talk about a range of issues involving the new Apostolic Exhortation. In the second half of the show, former Bishop of Hong Kong Joseph Card. Zen gave a … Continue reading

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Getting things straight about the book by Card. Sarah and Benedict XVI

At Church Militant there is a piece which accuracy sums up the controversy surrounding Card. Sarah’s recently published book, together with Benedict XVI.  The Depths Of Our Hearts. The book is out in French and Italian.  The English, inexplicably, languishes in … Continue reading

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Why does Francis partner with JEFFREY SACHS?

Michael (“#UniteTheClans”) Matt of The Remnant has a video with some really good information, which you should all know about.  All of you.  All of you should know this. First, some of you will be tempted to focus on Michael’s … Continue reading

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The German Synod (“walking together”): the culmination of German alienation from authentic Church renewal

My old friend Msgr Hans Feichtinger has a piece today at First Things about the clown-car of a synod (“walking together”) going on in that caput malorum omnium, Germany.  He’s German, though not working in Germany (lucky, he) and he knows what he … Continue reading

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READ: NRO piece by Daniel J. Mahoney, “Pope Francis, Wayward Shepherd”

First, an image to set the scene. Let’s now move along. In the wake of posting about Robert Royal’s roundup of books on Francis, I read today at NRO a piece by Daniel J. Mahoney, “Pope Francis, Wayward Shepherd”. The … Continue reading

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IL MESSAGGERO: Archbp. Gänswein sacked? #BOOKGATE continues – UPDATED

UPDATE 6 Feb 2020: Some updates at the bottom: how other newsies are treating this. ___ Originally published on: Feb 6, 2020 at 02:43 The Italian daily Il Messaggero of 6 February has run with the story that was in the … Continue reading

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Some stuff from my mail

These came to my mail. A little levity in a serious matter. And, in language the left can understand… Twitter provides more grist. This from Beans.. How much damage the use of “ontological” has done to recent Church teaching on … Continue reading

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More about #BOOKGATE and a Litany Against Modernists

More on BOOKGATE below. But first, I thought some of you would enjoy this new litany (for private use) in Italian. LITANIE ANTIMODERNISTE O glorioso S.Ignazio   fa finire questo strazio S. Giovanna d’Arco   al modernista chiudi il varco … Continue reading

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Summary of FACTS about the controversial new book by BOTH Card. Sarah and Benedict XVI

Edward Pentin has posted at the National Catholic Register a summary of the FACTS surrounding the controversial new book from Card. Sarah and Pope Benedict XVI. HERE As you know, as soon as the book was announced the attacks began … Continue reading

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Card. Sarah: “Catholics can no longer remain silent.”

The Church and her Lord cannot be separated.   The Church and the Catholic Christian cannot separated.   The Lord endured His Passion and Cross.  So too must the Church and individual Catholics endure a passions and crosses.   The Church is, I … Continue reading

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The “Great Progressive Propaganda Machine”, Totalitarian Agendas, Incrementalism, and YOU – Wherein Fr. Z rants

I don’t want to know anything about film and stage actors personal lives or, usually, vapid thoughts.  Laura Ingraham had a good phrase for the screeching pop tarts: “shut up and sing”.   If I go to a movie, I just … Continue reading

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